• Cultural, Entertainment/recreation, Traditions and folklore

Agricultural contest: Abondance cow breed

Every year, the "mountain princesses", cows and heifers of the Abondance breed, parade before an admiring audience of novices and experts.

Cultural, Entertainment/recreation, Traditions and folklore Agricultural contest: Abondance cow breed Megève

About

On Sunday 09 October 2022
Megève (74120)
Animals allowed

This contest has been held every autumn since 1282.
9-10am: Arrival of the herds.
10am-noon: Presentation before the jury.
From 11am: Musical entertainment.
12-2pm: Refreshments and snacks.
3-4.30pm: Prize ceremony and winners' parade commented by an expert.
4.30-5pm: Cow weigh-in. Guess the exact weight of the cow to win the magnificent cow bell with its decorated leather strap that the cow has worn throughout the day. Varied entertainment, local produce and craft stalls, music and exhibitions of specific mountain farming equipment.

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    Prices

    Free

    Reception

    Animals allowed

    Dates

    Sunday 9 October 2022.

    Services
    • Pets welcome

    Access

    247 route du Palais des Sports 74120 Megève
    Information update on 06/09/2022 by Mairie de Megève